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My nipples are sore and itchy?
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Dr. Amir Khan
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Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy.
If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc.

In brief: See a doc
Before menopause there are 2 main reasons for sore nipples/breasts: post ovulation and pregnancy.
If menopausal then fluctuating hormone syndrome (climacteric syndrome) can cause sore nipples. Lastly, sore nipples can be a warning sign for breast cancer. In a condition known as paget’s disease of the nipple, the nipple becomes irritated with redenning, pain and sometimes itching. See your doc.
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